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  • CEMEX applies for quarry extension with tunnel solution to protect woodland and wildlife
    March 30, 2009
    March 30th, 2009 CEMEX applies for quarry extension with tunnel solution to protect woodland and wildlife 30th March 2009: Leading building materials provider, CEMEX, is applying for permission to extend Wenvoe Quarry in the Vale of Glamorgan to maintain jobs and ensure a continued supply of quality limestone for the...
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  • CEMEX aggregates delivered by helicopter to repair the Pennine Way
    March 17, 2009
    March 17th, 2009 CEMEX aggregates delivered by helicopter to repair the Pennine Way 17th March 2009: 285 tonnes of crushed stone from CEMEX High Force Quarry in Middleton-in-Teesdale, Co Durham were airlifted by helicopter and taken to a remote section of the famous Pennine Way to resurface a section of the footpath.
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  • CEMEX angling makes changes to 2 yateley sites
    February 26, 2009
    making changes to two lakes in its complex of seven angling sites at Yateley, Hants. The high profile Car Park Lake has had new stock added and Sandhurst Lake is going to become an exclusive angling site for CEMEX Angling Plus members.
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  • Using concrete in cold weather
    February 23, 2009
    March 4th, 2009 Using concrete in cold weather 4th March 2009: Following on from the coldest winter in nearly 20 years, March and April can often bring near- to- freezing conditions, affecting how a builder applies concrete.
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  • CEMEX quarry manager honoured in queen’s new year list
    December 31, 2008
    31th December 2008: John Drayton, quarry manager at CEMEX in Barrington, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire: Member (MBE) for services to the quarry industry and geology. John Drayton first came to CEMEX’s Barrington Cement Plant 38 years ago.
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  • New urban concrete plants open for business
    December 11, 2008
    11th December 2008: CEMEX’s latest new concrete plants, at Stepney in London and Oldbury in Birmingham, are up and running and represent significant investment and commitment to local construction markets. Both plants are well placed to provide readymixed concrete for housing, infrastructure and other construction projects in some of the busier conurbations in the country.
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  • New hoppers to increase rail transportation to over 10% for CEMEX UK
    December 9, 2008
    9th December 2008: New state-of-the-art rail hopper wagons are now transporting aggregates on behalf of CEMEX UK, building materials provider, increasing its rail transportation to over 10% of all transport. 82 new CEMEX-branded hopper wagons are high capacity, track-friendly wagons that will maximise the amount of materials transported.
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  • CEMEX collects five top marketing awards
    December 2, 2008
    2nd December 2008: Building materials company CEMEX has been presented with five awards for the company’s marketing excellence at the prestigious Construction Marketing Awards 2008.
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  • New collaborative book uses power of pictures to put the spotlight climate change.
    November 20, 2008
    20th November 2008: A new book, A Climate for Life, was today launched in London by global building materials provider CEMEX and biodiversity partnership body Conservation International.
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  • Underfloor heating – The importance of having the right base
    October 23, 2008
    23rd October 2008: Andy Nevitt, a screed flooring expert from CEMEX UK, the leading building materials provider, talks about what architects, developers and self builders need to know when choosing screeds to use over underfloor heating systems.
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  • CEMEX Promotes Cement Experts
    October 23, 2008
    23th October 2008: Global building solutions company CEMEX has promoted current director at Rugby cement plant, Carlos Uruchurtu, to vice president for cement operations in the UK, while current operations manager at Rugby, Luis Galan, has been appointed new plant director with immediate effect.
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  • Adding value for customers through Mortar advice
    October 23, 2008
    23rd October 2008: Mortar is the glue in any building and is one of the many product lines that can be sourced at builders' merchants.
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